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Headlines for the Week of September 20, 2010

September 28th: Presentation by Legal Writing Professor, Terri LeClercq

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 28 at 3:30 p.m. when Brill Chair Visiting Professor, Terri LeClercq, will make a special 60 minute presentation open to all Chicago-Kent foreign LL.M. and exchange students. Professor LeClercq will conduct an interactive session specially designed for all foreign students on editing and proofreading written work. Terri LeClercq is a prolific scholar and a nationally renowned authority on legal writing, research, and drafting. In addition, as a former director of University of Texas law international programs and a co-advisor of graduate legal studies & fellowships, Terri LeClercq has extensive experience with teaching and developing programs for foreign law students. This promises to be an interesting and informative session that will provide solid practical legal writing training.

This presentation will be held in Room 570. Snacks and beverages will be served.

Changes in the Office of International Law and Policy

The OILP is pleased to welcome Professor Ed Harris as the new Acting Assistant Dean of International LL.M. Programs. Dean Harris is taking over the position previously held by Dean Lydia Lazar, who has left Chicago-Kent to pursue a new position elsewhere. If you would like to get in touch with Lydia Lazar, please contact the OILP.

English Conversation Program

The International Center organizes the English Conversation Program, a bi-weekly conversational meeting called "Talk Time." Our kick-off event is the Tea Exchange. Join us for great conversation with other international students, American students, faculty and staff while sampling teas around the world! This event is FREE and light lunch will be provided.

If you have not signed up for the English Conversation program, please register through http://www.iit.edu/~internat/ecpp/ECPP_fillform_international.php

Academic Support Program

The Academic Support Program (ASP) is designed to assist first-year students in developing the skills needed to succeed in law school. One component of the program is weekly small group sessions focusing on skills development in the context of each of your Fall doctrinal courses.

Information about the program and study resources is available on the ASP web site.

Upcoming Programs

    • Outlining Your Courses
      • Day Students: Tuesday, October 5 th: Noon (Auditorium)
      • Evening Students: Tuesday, October 5 th: 6pm (room 510)
      • Evening Students: Thursday, October 7 th: 5pm (room 510)
    • Preparing for and Taking Exams
      • Day Students: Wednesday, November 3 rd: 3pm (Room 590)
      • Evening Students: Tuesday, November 2 nd: 6pm (room 510)
      • Evening Students: Thursday, November 4 th: 5pm (room 510)

Information for New Students

Information for new students can be found here.

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